Hanson/Hansen Family

The spelling of these families change.  Handelan can be found as Handeland.  Hanson and Hansen are interchangeable.

Carl and Karen Handeland Hanson, with their children, around 1915.

Carl and Karen Handeland Hanson, with their children, around 1915.

Karl (Carl) and Karen (Carrie) were born in Norway.  They lived near each other in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, and married on May 27, 1887.  Their first daughter, Abbigail, was born the following year, and the family grew steadily over the next 22 years, with Carrie giving birth to 12 children.

Karl Johan Hanson Children

My relationship to this family:Relationship chart, Hansen family, Karl Hansen and Pat Thorson